Cherry Vanilla Spritz Cookies
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3 from 2 votes

Cherry Vanilla Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

These cookies have a vibrant vanilla flavor and the juice from the real cherry placed in the center oozes out a bit to give the whole thing a cherry taste.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry vanilla cookies, cream cheese spritz cookies, spritz cookies
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 65kcal


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste You can substitute vanilla extract, but it's nice to have the beans.
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 36 frozen pitted and de-stemmed cherries
  • edible glitter optional


  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mix butter, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in egg yolk and vanilla bean paste.
  • Whisk flour and salt together in a small bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients a little bit at a time until just combined.
  • Using a cookie press, press cookies onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Place a frozen cherry in the center of each cookie.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden.
  • Cool on a cookie sheet for a few minutes. Then, transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Optionally, sprinkle with edible glitter.


Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 26mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2.5% | Vitamin C: 0.7% | Calcium: 0.6% | Iron: 1.6%